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Biden: Use of ‘Shylocks’ was ‘poor choice of words’

Biden: Use of ‘Shylocks’ was ‘poor choice of words’

(JNS.org) Vice President Joe Biden said his use of the term “Shylocks” in a speech at a conference marking the 40th anniversary of the Legal Services Corporation was “a poor… Read more »

Hamas terrorists who murdered Israeli teens killed

Hamas terrorists who murdered Israeli teens killed

(JNS.org) Hamas terrorists Marwan Qawasmeh and Amer Abu Aisheh – who kidnapped and murdered Israeli teens Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach, and Naftali Frenkel in June – were killed Tuesday, Sept…. Read more »

Israeli scientists: sweeteners increase risk of diabetes, obesity

Israeli scientists: sweeteners increase risk of diabetes, obesity

(JNS.org) Artificial sweeteners may actually increase the risk of diabetes and obesity, a team of Israeli scientists at the Weizmann Institute said last week. “Our research findings attest that consuming… Read more »

MARRIAGE – Trip to Disney World leads to the altar

MARRIAGE – Trip to Disney World leads to the altar

Andy Zwecker and Kim Smelter were married on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at the Jonathan Edwards Winery in North Stonington. Rabbi Jonathan Malamy officiated the ceremony. The bride, 29, was… Read more »

B’NAI MITZVAH

B’NAI MITZVAH

KYLE BECK, son of Dana and Kenneth Beck, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Congregation B’nai Israel in Bridgeport.

ANNIVERSARY

ANNIVERSARY

Trudy and Alex Goldstein of West Hartford will celebrate their 66th anniversary on Sept. 26. The Goldsteins were married at Agudas Achim Synagogue on Greenfield St. in Hartford, with Rabbi Abraham… Read more »

GRADUATION

GRADUATION

MALLORY HOPE BICHUNSKY, daughter of Ronda and Steven Bichunsky of Southington, graduated summa cum laude from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y.  Mallory is the granddaughter of Trudy and Alex Goldstein… Read more »

Apple of their eye

Apple of their eye

Ari Scrofani and Ryan Levine examine apple seeds through a magnifying glass while learning all about apples at B’nai Torah Nursery School in Trumbull.

A Harvest of Latkes

A Harvest of Latkes

Israeli Young Emissary Tal Inbar drew upon his experience growing up on the Ram-On agricultural settlement in northern Israel, to help students at Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford… Read more »

Breaking bread for JNF

Breaking bread for JNF

At the Jewish National Fund (JNF) Greater Hartford breakfast, held recently at The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford: (l to r) JNF-KKL emissary to New England Rami Hazan, JNF Senior… Read more »

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